Taking A Knee

Last week President Trump decided to seek some attention by referring to Colin Kaepernick a “son of a bitch” for kneeling during the National Anthem, and calling for other players to either be forced to stand or fired.

Drafted

The NFL Draft was held in Philly this week. The region has been buzzing with excitement, and the “powers that be” in sports 1 have been effusive in their praise for the event. As a native Philadelphian I am often annoyed by the way our city is portrayed in the common narratives of much national…

Kinda done with the NFL

This is perhaps the biggest weekend in the NFL season, with an insane amount of playoff games being televised. I haven’t watched a single one. The Eagles, the only professional team for which I will ever root, are a mess both on the field and in the front office – but that’s not really what’s…

The True Religion

Football season kicks off this week.  I can’t say I’m not excited, because I am.  Even though the ‘Birds are probably going no where I grew up in Philly – football is part of what being part of this region is all about.  After worship this Sunday I will probably be sitting with some of…